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Journal of Pediatric Endocrinology and Metabolism

Editor-in-Chief: Kiess, Wieland

Ed. by Bereket, Abdullah / Cohen, Pinhas / Darendeliler, Feyza / Dattani, Mehul / Gustafsson, Jan / Luo, Feihong / Mericq, Veronica / Roth, Christian / Toppari, Jorma

Editorial Board Member: Battelino, Tadej / Buyukgebiz, Atilla / Cassorla, Fernando / Chrousos, George P. / Cutfield, Wayne / Fideleff, Hugo L. / Hershkovitz, Eli / Hiort, Olaf / LaFranchi, Stephen H. / Lanes M. D., Roberto / Mohn, Angelika / Root, Allen W. / Rosenfeld, Ron G. / Werther, George / Zadik, Zvi

IMPACT FACTOR increased in 2014: 0.995

SCImago Journal Rank (SJR) 2014: 0.378
Source Normalized Impact per Paper (SNIP) 2014: 0.454
Impact per Publication (IPP) 2014: 0.880

Your Benefits
  • Up-to-date research on pediatric endocrinology and metabolism
  • Clinical investigations and basic research from all over the world
  • Worldwide-known editors and reviewers
  • Rapid online publication of contributions “ahead-of-print”

Aims and Scope

The aim of the Journal of Pediatric Endocrinology and Metabolism (JPEM) is to diffuse speedily new medical information by publishing clinical investigations in pediatric endocrinology and basic research from all over the world. JPEM is the only international journal dedicated exclusively to endocrinology in the neonatal, pediatric and adolescent age groups. JPEM is a high-quality journal dedicated to pediatric endocrinology in its broadest sense, which is needed at this time of rapid expansion of the field of endocrinology. JPEM publishes Reviews, Original Research, Case Reports, Short Communications and Letters to the Editor (including comments on published papers),. JPEM publishes supplements of proceedings and abstracts of pediatric endocrinology and diabetes society meetings.

  • Pediatric endocrinology
  • Pediatric diabetes
  • Inherited metabolic diseases

Article formats

Original Research, Reviews, Mini Reviews, Opinion Papers, Case Report, Short Communications, Letters to the Editor (including comments on published papers), Book Reviews

Information on submission process

Type of Publication:
researchers and practitioners interested in pediatric endocrinology and metabolism

Instructions for Authors

You can easily submit your manuscript online. Simply go to and you will be guided through the whole peer reviewing and submission process.

Your benefits of publishing with us
  • Rapid publication times
  • No submission fee
  • Free publication of color figures both in online and print editions and no page charges
  • Optional open access publication open access publication
  • Accepted papers will be published online first as DOI-citable, forward-linked articles for quickest possible visibility for the scientific community
  • High Impact Factor and SCImago Journal Rank
  • Every article easily discoverable because of Search Engine Optimization (SEO) and comprehensive abstracting and indexing services
  • Convenient citation tracking via e-mail alert
  • Secure archiving by De Gruyter and the independent archiving service Portico
  • Professional sales and marketing activities
Submission process
  • Submit your paper via our Scholar One submission management tool following the Information for Authors. After logging in you will be guided through every step of the submission process
  • Single-blind peer review process
  • A decision on your paper is aspired within 2-4 weeks
  • Accepted articles are published online ahead of print approx. 4 weeks after acceptance
Please note

  • Manuscripts must be written in clear and concise English
  • Before submitting your article please have a look at the Publication Ethics Statement of JPEM and our copyright agreement
  • Once your article is accepted you have the option to publish it open access
  • Our repository policy allows you to distribute 30 PDF copies of your published article to colleagues (the PDF has to include the information that it is an author's copy). Please also feel free to distribute the link to the online abstract
  • If you have any general questions please visit our FAQ page for authors
  • For more detailed information please contact the JPEM Editorial Office at

We look forward to receiving your manuscript!


Published at De Gruyter since 2011

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Wieland Kiess; Leipzig; Germany

Assistant Managing Editor
Melanie Penke; Leipzig, Germany

Associate Editors
Abdullah Bereket; Istanbul; Turkey
Pinhas Cohen; Los Angeles; CA
Feyza Darendeliler; Istanbul; Turkey
Mehul Dattani; London; United Kingdom
Jan Gustafsson; Uppsala; Sweden
Feihong Luo; Shanghai; China
Veronica Mericq; Santiago; Chile
Christian Roth; Seattle; WA
Jorma Toppani; Turku; Finland

Editorial Board
Tadej Battelino
; Ljubljana; Slovenia
Atilla Buyukgebiz; Istanbul; Istanbul
Fernando Cassorla; Santiago de Chile; Chile
George Chrousos; Athens; Greece
Wayne Cutfield; Auckland; New Zealand
Hugo L Fideleff; Buenos Aires; Argentina
Eli Hershkovitz; Beersheba; Israel
Olaf Hiort; Lübeck; Germany
Stephen LaFranchi; Portland, OR; USA
Roberto Lanes; Caracas; Venezuela
Angelika Mohn; Chieti; Italy
Ron Rosenfeld; Portland, OR; USA
Allen W. Root; Saint Petersburg, FL; USA
George Werther; Parkville; Australia
Zvi Zadik; Rehovot; Israel

Editorial Office
Heike Jahnke; Journal Manager
Walter de Gruyter GmbH
Genthiner Str. 13
10785 Berlin
Tel. +49-30-26005-220
Fax: +49-30-26005-325

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